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Focus

THE VERY LATEST IN MUSHING: POODLE-POWERED SLEDS

By James S. Thornton

Spotlight

A COACH WHO WINS WITH RETREADS

By Franz Lidz

On The Scene

SUPERFISH: COMING SOON TO A LAKE NEAR YOU?

By James S. Thornton

Dodgers

THE BOYS OF SPRING

After two disastrous seasons, L.A. is enjoying pennant fever in Vero Beach

By Alexander Wolff

The Winter Olympics

TO WITT, THE VICTORY

Katarina Witt's Carmen turned out to be good as gold after Debi Thomas's came to a bad end in Calgary

By E.M. Swift

SO MUCH FOR ORIGINALITY

By E.M. Swift

MASTER OF THE MOUNTAIN

Alberto Tomba, the bon vivant of Calgary, won two gold medals

By William Oscar Johnson

THE METTLE TO MEDAL

To the delight of her Bunch, Bonnie Blair had what it took to win a gold and a bronze medal

By Rick Reilly

SLIPPIN' AND SLIDIN'

Brent Rushlaw of the U.S. turned low comedy into high drama with a late dash for a medal

By Robert Sullivan

NHL, HERE WE COME

The Soviets struck gold again, and now may strike more in the NHL

By Austin Murphy

NO GOLD FOR ABC

The network gets a mark of just 4.8 for its Olympic coverage

By William Taaffe

THE FLYING FINN

Matti Nykänen streaked down the run and into history

Golf

GOODBYE, AND DON'T HURRY BACK

The PGA Tour still refuses to lay out the welcome mat for Spain's Seve Ballesteros

By Jaime Diaz

College Basketball

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

By Morin Bishop

A Play In Four Acts

GOT TO DO SOME COACHIN'

Nolan Richardson of Arkansas has seen a career of triumph nearly toppled by tragedy

By Frank Deford

Perspective

DOWN FROM SUMO'S SUMMIT

Now it's sleeper holds and airplane spins for a grand master

By Michael Shapiro

First Person

A DO-IT-YOURSELF NOVEL

A famed author provides the plot; you add the words

By James Michener

For The Record

A Roundup of the Week Feb. 22-28

Compiled by Merrell Noden

FACES IN THE CROWD

Point After

U.S. OLYMPIANS, BEWARE

By George, you'd better shape up by 1992—or else!

By Rick Reilly

Departments

FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Donald J. Barr

Letters

Edited by Gay Flood

SCORECARD

Edited by Steve Wulf